Paul is an experienced entrepreneur, investor, physician, and scientist specializing in bringing mission-driven, health information-technology ventures to market. Paul co-founded North South Ventures, a cross-border venture capital fund that invests in early stage med companies. Previously, he co-founded TrendMD, the largest native advertising platform for academic research that is transforming how scientific knowledge is disseminated and consumed. In 2019, after growing the company to profitability and 150 million unique visitors per month, Paul sold his equity stake and stepped down from his day-to-day role of CEO at TrendMD to lead the strategic vision of the company as an Advisor. He earned his PhD for research that has advanced the fields of bibliometrics, knowledge dissemination, and scholarly communication from the Institute of Medical Sciences at the University of Toronto. Clinically, Paul is a staff psychiatrist at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre.

Paul has received several honours for his work in academic research, education, and in business. Most recently he was awarded the highly competitive PM360 Elite Master Educator Award recognizing his outstanding contributions to physician education through TrendMD. Paul was awarded the Allan Kaplan Graduate Award and Edward Christie Stevens Fellowships in Medicine recognizing his contributions to medical research. In 2016, he was awarded the prestigious Martin Walmsley Fellowship Award for entrepreneurship.

Paul has authored over 25 peer-reviewed papers, as well as book chapters spanning multiple disciplines in publications such as the New England Journal of Medicine, the Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, Scientometrics, the Journal of Affective Disorders, Neuropharmacology, and the Canadian Medical Association Journal, among others.